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Manually remove Paragon NTFS v15 leftovers MacOS
# after appcleaner does his magic, do this
sudo rm -rf "/Library/Application Support/Paragon Software/"
sudo rm /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.paragon-software.installer.plist
sudo rm /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.paragon-software.ntfs.loader.plist
sudo rm /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.paragon-software.ntfsd.plist
sudo rm /Library/LaunchAgents/com.paragon-software.ntfs.notification-agent.plist
sudo rm -rf /Library/Filesystems/ufsd_NTFS.fs/
sudo rm -rf /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/com.paragon-software.installer
sudo rm -rf /Library/Extensions/ufsd_NTFS.kext/
sudo rm -rf /Library/PreferencePanes/ParagonNTFS.prefPane
@hanishassim

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hanishassim commented Sep 6, 2017

This works! It managed to reset the 15-day trial. Thanks for sharing.

@Spleeen

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Spleeen commented Sep 6, 2017

What file(s) is(are) checked for licence ?

@paranoid2006

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paranoid2006 commented Sep 12, 2017

Just delete .config and .support in folder "/Library/Application Support/Paragon Software/"
then you will get an another 10 days trial.
Paragon NTFS for Mac version 15.0.911 test succeed.

@averb

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averb commented Sep 27, 2017

This remove all including annoying Paragon Notification Center. Thank you very much!

@rockstarwebdesign

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rockstarwebdesign commented Oct 11, 2017

Big thank you, man!

@sterzhakov

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sterzhakov commented Oct 17, 2017

Thank you!!!!!!!

@devJackie

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devJackie commented Nov 5, 2017

it was helpful. Thank you very much.

@shashankKeshava

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shashankKeshava commented Nov 13, 2017

Very Helpful

@guggstar

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guggstar commented Dec 14, 2017

very helpful! Thanks for sharing! :)

@luffy993

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luffy993 commented Dec 18, 2017

Hi, does it also work with the latest version "15.1.26"?

@kamranaskarov

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kamranaskarov commented Jan 8, 2018

Magic!

@DavidEunKim

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DavidEunKim commented Jan 19, 2018

thank you good sir

@sjtugaoman

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sjtugaoman commented Jan 30, 2018

very helpful! hope the paragon ntfs notification wont pop up again!

@sjtugaoman

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sjtugaoman commented Feb 1, 2018

the paragon NTFS new version available notification is still popping up... :(

@tocaba

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tocaba commented Feb 2, 2018

Don't work with version 15.1.70 :-(

@2xSamurai

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2xSamurai commented Feb 6, 2018

Works. Thank you

@1x24

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1x24 commented Mar 20, 2018

This worked perfectly well. Thank you!

@vision8tech

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vision8tech commented Apr 2, 2018

Thanks for the notes!
I used sudo /Library/Application\ Support/Paragon\ Software/com.paragon-software.ntfs.uninstall

@avdheshsolanki

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avdheshsolanki commented Apr 6, 2018

Awesome, It works perfect. thanks

@pedroresende

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pedroresende commented Apr 7, 2018

thanks @vision8tech

@saxon48

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saxon48 commented Apr 8, 2018

Wow. Thanks for this.

@ckmaresca

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ckmaresca commented Apr 27, 2018

I just spent ~2 hrs removing all traces of Paragon's ExtFS driver. It cause my Mac to crash completely (black screen, fatal error reboot msg), so I wanted to scrub all traces of this nasty software.... All of the above is pretty good, but here are some other notes:

There is also a folder in /Library/Application Support and a .plist in ~/Library/Preferences. It also attaches itself to LaunchServices, which causes constant errors in /var/log/system.log as it can't find the binaries anymore. In my case, the binaries were apparently deleted by the Paragon installer automatically and that possibly caused a kernel panic.

You may also have to rebuild LaunchServices to get rid of it entirely. See https://www.cnet.com/news/how-to-clear-custom-application-associations-in-os-x/ (warning - there is sometimes an annoying auto-play video on that page, but it's the best explanation I've found... ) for a few ways of doing it - I had to rebuild and also delete the LaunchServices.plist. Also, don't forget to empty your trash if you drag/drop stuff to it.

@l-laziz

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l-laziz commented Apr 30, 2018

Thank you! Works.

@pavelKozlov

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pavelKozlov commented May 10, 2018

Works like a charm! Thank you!

@lily9423

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lily9423 commented May 15, 2018

Thanks!!!!!

@andscova

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andscova commented May 17, 2018

Great! thanks!

@Sdeopura-ford

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Sdeopura-ford commented May 19, 2018

Thanks much!!

@drubiocdevelop

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drubiocdevelop commented May 28, 2018

Thanks!

@medelling24

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medelling24 commented Jun 11, 2018

👍

@oakland

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oakland commented Jun 15, 2018

Thanks a lot!

@ccwanggl

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ccwanggl commented Jul 2, 2018

Big thanks, it work

@scastillo-jp

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scastillo-jp commented Jul 3, 2018

it work, thanks

@porktornado

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porktornado commented Jul 8, 2018

Nailed it! Thank you!

@woolinsilver-kainos

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woolinsilver-kainos commented Jul 15, 2018

Thankyou, that saved me a bunch of time.
You can substitute ExtFS instead of NTFS as appropriate.

@dotw

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dotw commented Jul 25, 2018

very helpful! this removed the notification!!!! thanks!

@elkinjosetm

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elkinjosetm commented Aug 29, 2018

Thanks!

@wpuppet

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wpuppet commented Oct 6, 2018

Very useful, thanks!

@forAllBright

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forAllBright commented Oct 8, 2018

Thanks!

@exacty

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exacty commented Oct 15, 2018

Hi. I still have a problem. I have payed license and I am trying to reinstall Paragon and get this error.
"The operation couldn’t be completed. (Mach error -87162879.)"
I have searched and tried many things, but still same error pops up when I am installing Paragon.

@Trgrm

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Trgrm commented Oct 18, 2018

THANK YOU! This got rid of meny weeks of annoying Paragon pop-ups.

@DSriyantha

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DSriyantha commented Nov 20, 2018

Thank you so much. I tried many methods and waste many times to fix this issue. This really helps to fix it in few seconds.

@higee

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higee commented Nov 20, 2018

Thanks!

@Cinitoj

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Cinitoj commented Nov 21, 2018

Finally!!! Thank you. THANK YOU!!

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